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NOW Foods Omega 3-6-9

$21.35
Size
100 softgels
NOW Foods Omega 3-6-9

Now Foods Omega 3-6-9 is a comprehensive blend of Essential Fatty Acids which play critical roles in many body functions. The Omega 3 fatty acid in this formula is obtained from natural Flax Seed and Canola and its Omega 6 oil from Black Currant and Primrose. The Oleic acid constituent of this formula is an Omega-9 oil that renders many benefits to health, also sourced from Canola and Flax Seed.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 Softgels
Servings Per Container: 50

 

Amount Per Serving

% Daily Value

Calories

20

 

 Calories from Fat

20

 

Total Fat

2 g

 3%*

 Saturated Fat

> 0.5 g

 2%*

 Trans Fat

0 g

 †

 Polyunsaturated Fat

1.5 g

 †

 Monounsaturated Fat

< 0.5 g

 †

Cholesterol

0 mg

 0%

Flax Seed Oil (cold pressed, organic) (Linum usitatissimum) (seed)

1.4 g (1,400mg)

 †

Evening Primrose Oil (cold pressed) (Oenothera biennis) (seed)

300 mg

 †

Canola Oil (cold pressed)

260 mg

 †

Black Currant Oil (Ribes nigrum) (seed)

20 mg

 †

Pumpkin Seed Oil (Cucurbita pepo) (seed)

20 mg

 †

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.

Other Ingredients: Softgel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water, carob).

Each serving may also provide the following naturally occurring amounts of polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats:

  • Omega-3 oils: Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) 900 mg
  • Omega-6 oils: Linoleic Acid and Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) 530 mg
  • Omega-9 oils: Oleic Acid 350 mg
  • Other oils: Short chain fatty acids, saturated fats, phospholipids, etc. 220 mg

Suggested Use

Take 2 softgels 1 to 3 times daily with meals.


The Omega 3 6 9 complex possess anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant, and analgesic properties. Omega 3 6 9 supplements are beneficial for people with rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders. Its anti-coagulant action helps to decrease risk of developing heart diseases and prevent the complications of heart attack. Omega 3 6 9 fatty acids can lower cholesterol levels in the blood, normalise blood pressure, and enhance glucose metabolism. These EFAs are needed in the development of nervous tissues in fetuses. Omega 3 and 6 may improve the conditions of children with autism and cognitive impairment. By effectively lowering lipid levels, Omega 3 6 9 supplements are also recommended for weight loss. As for skin care, these EFAs assist in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis, or simple dry skin.

Now Foods Omega 3-6-9 complex aims to provide the body’s needed supply of the essential fatty acids (EFAs) in a balanced formula. These EFAs are Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs), the kind of fats which are beneficial to health. Since the body cannot manufacture these essential fats, it is derived from natural sources like flax seed oil, canola oil, evening primrose oil, black currant oil, and pumpkin seed oil. Among these three EFAs, the body needs more Omega 3 fatty acids than Omega 6 and 9. Omega 3 is needed by the brain to form neural networks, making it very crucial in normal brain function, growth, and development. Omega 6 works more on reducing inflammatory mechanisms in the body, improving the body’s immune response, and making the skin and hair healthier. Omega 9 offers possible heart protection and anti-carcinogenic actions.